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  • Confidentiality – Disclosure to Third Parties

    Confidentiality – Disclosure to Third Parties

    Doctors have a legal and ethical duty to keep all information relating to patients secure. However, whilst the duty of confidentiality is an important principle, it is not without exceptions. Exceptions to the duty may…

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  • Beware Sepsis – Think Sepsis

    Beware Sepsis – Think Sepsis

    Sepsis continues to be a leading cause of death in the UK and a significant burden on the UK health system. Awareness, knowledge and recognition of the condition is still problematic among many healthcare professionals…

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  • Looking After You

    Looking After You

    In providing care to your patients, you may sometimes feel overwhelmed, exhausted, stressed and anxious. Therefore, it is vital that you look after yourself. A King’s College London study, published in January 2021, surveyed 709 healthcare…

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  • 15 Essential Risk Management Strategies For Surgeons

    15 Essential Risk Management Strategies For Surgeons

    Surgeons face various risks in day-to-day practice. Adverse outcomes related to surgical treatment, diagnosis, and medical treatment can result from a variety of factors, including issues with technical competency, clinical judgment, communication, documentation, and more.…

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